Training the Primary Care Workforce to Deliver Team-Based Care in Underserved Areas: The Teaching Health Center Program
Provides an overview of the Teaching Health Center Graduate Medical Education (THCGME) program. Describes the THCGME program's outcomes in training primary care medical and dental providers, the practice settings of THCGME family medicine graduates, and services provided by program graduates. Profiles four THCGME programs, including three programs that serve tribal or rural areas. Discusses challenges facing Teaching Health Centers, proposed solutions, and key takeaways and recommendations for policymakers.
Emily Hawes, Jacob Rains, Candice Chen, Erin Fraher
Milbank Memorial Fund
Access · Dental workforce · Federally Qualified Health Centers · Funding · Graduate medical education · Health workforce supply and demand · Legislation and regulations · Medicare · Oral health · Physicians · Policy · Primary care · Statistics and data · North Carolina · Oklahoma · Washington